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5 February 2016

New report shows progress in land rights recognition for Indigenous Peoples

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative

"New Analysis of the Global State of Rights and Resources", 3 Feb 2016...

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22 December 2015
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Author: Christelle Marot, Le Point Afrique (France)

« Droits humains - Transparence : les ONG, ces sentinelles », 15 décembre 2015...

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4 December 2015

Commentary: Protection of human rights defenders is key to meaningfully implement UN Guiding Principles

Author: Emily Greenspan, Oxfam America

"Human rights defenders take center stage at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights", 3 Dec 2015...

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1 December 2015

Above the Law? Time to hold irresponsible companies to account

Author: Marilyn Croser, CORE Coalition & Traidcraft

…[A] small number of irresponsible UK-linked companies operating in developing countries are acting as if they are above the law, putting profit firmly before people.  In doing so they also damage the reputation of responsible British companies,...

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29 October 2015

Video: UK Extractive Sector Transparency Initiative civil society representative speaks on status quo of transparency in oil & gas sector

Author: Miles Litvinoff, Publish What You Pay

Miles Litvinoff addresses three key questions: 1. Why is transparency important in the international extractive sector? 2. What progress has been made in promoting transparency in extractives globally?  3. What challenges do we face in achieving...

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21 October 2015

ArcelorMittal funds international scholarships for Liberian youth

Author: New Dawn (Liberia)

'ArcelorMittal offers international scholarships', 21 Oct 2015: ArcelorMittal Liberia has opened enrolment for international scholarships for young promising Liberians to…study…in…universities in China, Kenya, Ghana, and Australia  as part of the...

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6 October 2015

Liberia: Cemenco concludes third annual safety week affirming company's commitment to zero fatalities

Author: Danesius Marteh and Martina Brookes, Front Page Africa (Liberia)

'Cemenco concludes Freeway safety week', 6 Oct 2015:…Liberia Cement Corporation (Cemenco)…[has] concluded a…Safety Week, with a call on all contractors and employees to remain safe…at all times…[G]eneral manager James Doe Gibson…said Cemenco will not...

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6 October 2015

Liberia: Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil hands down decision relating to community complaints against Golden Veroleum

Following a protracted process that included in-country site visits and interviews with NGOs and affected community members, the complaints panel of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has handed down its final decision relating to...

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5 October 2015

Liberia: Extractives transparency initiative, NGOs partner to strengthen resource governance, increase public confidence

Author: Mulbah, In Profile Daily (Liberia)

'LEITI, CSOs sign grant agreement to build capacity', 5 Oct 2015: The Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (LEITI) and six civil society organizations (CSOs) have…agree[d]…[to] provid[e]…technical assistance and capacity building...

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4 October 2015

Liberia: "Riot on the Plantation" - in-depth account of May 2015 protests at Golden Veroleum site, causes & aftermath

Author: Elaisha Stokes, Al Jazeera America

"Riot on the Plantation", 4 Oct 2015...

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